In pictures: Eid ticket hopes draw huge crowds at Kamalapur Railway Station

The railway has begun selling advance train tickets on several routes across Bangladesh ahead of the Eid-ul-Fitr holidays. The sale of tickets from Saturday opened at Dhaka's Kamalapur, Banani, Airport, Tejgaon and Cantonment rail stations.

Kamalapur station was abuzz with travellers, with long queues facing the 16 counters selling advance tickets. 

The pictures were taken by Dhaka Tribune’s Mehedi Hasan